Happy Small Business Week! 

In honour of this special time of celebrating local small businesses, Empty Desk Solutions has put together a round up of BDC Small Business Week events in beautiful British Columbia! 

We encourage all local small business owners to check out any and all of the small business week events below, and as always to continue to support any and all of the small businesses you know and love! 

2019 Small Businesses Week BC Event Round Up

WORKSHOPS/IN-PERSON EVENTS & SEMINARS

 

Journey to Success: Defining Your Success

Organized by:
Cassy Vantriet & Becky Brauer

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:00pm-7:00pm

Duration:
2 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/sbbc-events/meetup/

Description:
Join our fireside chat as we hear from business leaders about what constitutes success & how they achieved it.

 

Business Networking Skills For Success (IN PERSON ONLY)

Organized by:
Cathy Kuzel

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Duration:
2 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/business-networking-skills-for-success-2019-10-22/ 

Description:
How to Network and Make Valuable Connections

 

Chamber Business Showcase Sponsorship

Organized by:
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce

Region:
Coquitlam, British Columbia

Date and time:
Thursday, October 24, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Duration:
4 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://business.tricitieschamber.com/events/details/business-showcase-10-24-2019-9243 

Description:
In honour of National Small Business Week, the Chamber is excited to present its 2019 Business Showcase!

 

SEMINARS/WEBINARS

Social Media Content Marketing for Small Business

Organized by:
Empty Desk Solutions

Region:
Port Moody, British Columbia

Date and time:
Monday, October 21, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 10:00am

This webinar is available for seven days after the live session has been recorded.

Duration:
1 Hour

Website/More Information:
https://bhardy.clickfunnels.com/auto-webinar-registration 

Telephone: 18008984472

Description:
You will be taken through the who, what, where, when, why, and HOW of social media content marketing.

 

Blogging To Promote Your Business 

Organized by:
Ashley “WriterGal” Doan

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Monday, October 21, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.

Duration:
3 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/blogging-to-promote-your-business-2019-10-21/

Description:
Building a Content Strategy with Blogs.

 

Government Funding For International Growth

Organized by:
Alison Boulton

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
9:30am to 11:30am

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.

Duration:
2 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/government-funding-for-international-growth/

Description:
Discover Provincial and Federal Options for Export-Related Funding.

 

Business Mapping: Developing A Smart Business Model 

Organized by:
Dylan Hrycyshen

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:00am to 12:00pm

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.

Duration:
2 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/business-mapping-developing-a-smart-business-model-2019-10-24/ 

Description:
Mastering the Business Model Canvas.

 

Social Media For Small Business 

Organized by:
Mhairi Petrovic

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Thursday, October 24, 2019
1:00pm to 4:30pm

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.

Duration:
3.5 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/social-media-for-small-business-2019-10-24/

Description:

Using Social Media for Success.

 

TaxSense For Small Business

Organized by:
Loren Nancke & Company

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Friday, October 25, 2019
9:00am to 12:00pm

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.

Duration:
3 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/taxsense-for-small-business-2019-10-25/

Description:
Finding Tax Savings for Small Business.

 

Marketing For Small Business

Organized by:
Mary Charleson

Region:
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date and time:
Friday, October 25, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.

Duration:
3 Hours

Website/More Information:
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/marketing-for-small-business-2019-10-25/

Description:
Marketing Strategy for Small Business Marketing for Small Business.

 

Click here to discover more and check out all of the events and workshops being held this week!

Share with us in the comments, or on social media what events you attend and how small business week has supported a small business you know and love! 

And as always, #HappyMarketing 

 

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Brittany Hardy ⎜ Owner

Brittany Hardy is the Owner of Empty Desk Solutions, a boutique marketing company located in Port Moody B.C.
Brittany is passionate about helping small businesses achieve their growth goals with marketing solutions that are both effective and affordable.
After many years of working in retail management, Brittany went on to become the Marketing Manager for Dominion Lending, Canada’s largest mortgage company. Brittany then decided it was time to pursue a life-long goal of creating her own business.  Inherently, Brittany likes to help people and decided there was no better way to do this than to use her creative talent to lift up others who want to do the same thing.
The mother of three young children, Brittany believes in balancing work and home life and continues to find new ways to support and employ other mothers who want to start their own businesses or stay at home with their children.
Social media marketing continues to evolve, and Brittany and her team are passionate about helping small businesses navigate how they can benefit from these networks.
Brittany has been a finalist for the Women of Worth awards, the Tri-Cities Business Excellence awards, and has most recently been featured in Small Business BC and the Huffington Post.

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